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Parent Update and News for Week of Aug. 31-Sept. 4, 2020

Parent Update for the coming week – 

  • On Monday Aug. 31, all students will be screened for vision.  If your child does not pass, you will receive a notice sent home with your student from Nurse Gerard.
  • Operation School Bell is available for students in need of new school clothing and a winter jacket.  This is a resource through the Assistance League of Salt Lake.  Contact Shelley McCall if you would like to be put on the list – shelley.mccall@canyonsdistrict.org / 801 598-4568
  • Fresh fruit and vegetables program begins on Tues. Sept 1.  Every Tues. and Thurs fresh snacks are delivered to classrooms with descriptions and introduction of foods that may be unfamiliar.
  • There is no in-person and online school on Monday Sept. 7 Labor Day.

What a great first week back!  
Students learned and followed new protocols quickly!  

Parents wore masks when on school grounds, respected social distancing and sent kids to school with masks – THANK YOU!.

Remember

  • Please do a symptom check each morning.
  • All students at EME get free breakfast and lunch. 
  • Backpacks are available if your student needs one.
  • Dismissal Mon-Thurs is 2:45 pm for students who walk or get picked up by parents.  Bus students dismiss at 2:55 pm.
  • Dismissal Friday is 1:10 pm  for students who walk or get picked up by parents.  Bus students dismiss at 1:15 pm 

Each morning at East Midvale

  • 8:00-8:10 am students arrive and line up in back of school.  
  • 8:17 am Teachers bring students into classrooms.  
  • 8:20 am School begins.
  • Dismissal from school for students walking home or being picked up is 2:45 pm Mon. through Thurs.  On Friday dismissal is 1:10 pm.    

** Pandemic-EBT – must apply by Monday Aug. 31 TOMORROW!! – to receive $308 per child at East Midvale Elementary in the spring during soft closure.

Parent Update for Week of Aug 23-29, 2020

Monday is the first day of school for 1st - 5th grade!  Welcome back!  

  • Things to know for the first day:
    • All students at East Midvale get free breakfast and lunch.  No need to pack a lunch.
    • New backpacks are available on the first day if your student needs one.
    • Please do a symptom check before leaving for school each day.  Take your child’s temperature before leaving.
    • Students should arrive to school in a mask that fits snugly around nose and chin.
  • Please plan to arrive at school by 8:10 am.  Students will enter the school at 8:15 am with their teacher.  All students will enter the school from the grade level hallways at the back of the school.  There will be no red carpet event.  Please respect physical distancing of 6’ when helping your child line up.
  • A map is linked below to show students where to find their teacher and line up.  Click the button below.
  • Facial coverings / masks are required for all students, parents and staff.  This includes on the bus, before school and after school, and during school day (except lunch and recess). 
  • Dismissal from school for students walking home or being picked up is 2:45 pm Mon. through Thurs.  On Friday dismissal is 1:10 pm for those students.    

Pandemic-EBT – must apply by Monday Aug. 31 to receive $308 per child at East Midvale Elementary in the spring during soft closure.  Goto www.pebtutah.org or visit Department of Workforce Services

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